Why Glaciers Matter – Twila Moon, Ph.D., Glacier Scientist, Univ of Colorado at Boulder – COP26

“Greenland and Antarctica have been holding vast amounts of water as frozen ice and helping us to maintain very steady sea levels around our coast. And that’s allowed us to build infrastructure, build mega cities, right on the coast where many of our world’s mega cities sit. Now….we’re raising our air temperatures …and that’s adding… Continue reading Why Glaciers Matter – Twila Moon, Ph.D., Glacier Scientist, Univ of Colorado at Boulder – COP26

America Recycles Day – Emily Tipaldo, U.S. Plastics Pact  

Emily Tipaldo

“We struggle to keep the plastics that we have in the economy and reuse them. And we struggle because we are in a linear economy where all the way upstream, there are lots of subsidies on a national and international level to subsidize the extraction of oil and gas, which are the base materials…to produce… Continue reading America Recycles Day – Emily Tipaldo, U.S. Plastics Pact  

Climate-Economic Leadership Models, COP26 – Sandrine Dixson, Club of Rome

Sandrine Dxson

“What I think is really interesting is how do we get PPPs out there, public private partnerships, where we bring in also the investment community from the beginning, so that we can truly shift the capital where it needs to go in order to reduce our impact.” That’s from Sandrine Dixson, Co-President of the Club… Continue reading Climate-Economic Leadership Models, COP26 – Sandrine Dixson, Club of Rome

Helping Communities Recycle More – Keefe Harrison, The Recycling Partnership

Keefe Harrison

“We felt like we needed a solution, and that solution had to be a public-private connection. We needed companies who were creating the products to be at the forefront of creating the solution and we needed to to bring together the 9,000 local governments who run recycling programs and build a system solution that is… Continue reading Helping Communities Recycle More – Keefe Harrison, The Recycling Partnership

What Are Green Building Materials? Wendy Vittori, HPD Open Standard

“Any product that is used to construct the building, finish the building, or furnish the building is comprehended within our standard,” Wendy Vittori on Electric Ladies Podcast (then known as Green Connections Radio) The green building sector is booming, and expected to grow to $433 billion by 2024, in efforts to combat climate change, since… Continue reading What Are Green Building Materials? Wendy Vittori, HPD Open Standard

“Ecosystem of Social Good” – Rachel Hutchisson, Blackbaud

“This idea of ‘voice and choice’ is, ask me what I think and then listen to what I have to say and then give me a choice as to how I can participate. Don’t forget that I’m an individual…That’s a really big trend.”
Rachel Hutchisson on Green Connections Radio
Do you volunteer at a nonprofit, or donate to one? Does your employer even know what causes align with you?  More and more employers are realizing that it’s important to offer ways their employees can give back. Listen to Rachel Hutchisson of Blackbaud describe how to create “an ecosystem of social good” for employees tailored to your team, in this enlightening interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.

Abu Dhabi Renewable Energy – Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Director, Masdar Sustainability

Meet a remarkable woman playing a leading role in the clean energy revolution in the heart of oil country: Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany is Director of Sustainability at Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s  renewable energy company and Director of the prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize while also teaching as an adjunct professor at Masdar’s Institute of Science and… Continue reading Abu Dhabi Renewable Energy – Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Director, Masdar Sustainability

‘Sustainable Stylist’ – Laura Jones, The Frontlash Magazine on Sustainable Fashion

“(T)here’s an enormous opportunity to talk about sustainability and environmentalism in a way that captures the imagination of an everyday consumer or an everyday fashion lover and find a way to make it exciting and interesting and accessible.“ Laura Jones Celebrity stylist Laura Jones found herself overwhelmed when she realized the field she had dedicated… Continue reading ‘Sustainable Stylist’ – Laura Jones, The Frontlash Magazine on Sustainable Fashion

Holiday, School Shopping? Sustainable Fashion – Annie Gullingsrud, Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute

Annie Gullingsrud

Buying Clothing With an Eco-Consciousness “85% of disposable apparel ends up in a landfill,” Annie Gullingsrud, Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute Think of all the stuff that you’re buying for back-to-school this time of year…or new fashions for the fall season… What if you bought even 10 percent of it with sustainable clothing? Is it… Continue reading Holiday, School Shopping? Sustainable Fashion – Annie Gullingsrud, Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute

Food Security this Season – w Amy Bachman, DC Central Kitchen

“We find value in taking what’s been pushed to the side, whether that’s food or people…” DC Central Kitchen CEO Mike Curtin* Look around you. Imagine that one of every six of the people you see is actually struggling to have enough food. This is the case in Washington, DC, one of the most affluent… Continue reading Food Security this Season – w Amy Bachman, DC Central Kitchen